Volume: October 2020, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance


Notable Upcoming Events

  • The AARS will be exhibiting at ASDS and SDPA
  • JDD presents a New Free CME Live Acne Webinar
  • Discounted Tuition Offer for AARS Members to Acne CME Virtual Event

Industry News

  • Zilxi from Vyne Therapeutics now available.
  • Hoth Therapeutics’ HT-003 inhibits acne gene TLR2.

New Medical Research

  • Association between demodex folliculorum and metabolic syndrome.
  • Evaluation of treatment of acne scars with 25% trichloroacetic acid chemical peel followed by manual dermasanding.
  • Effectiveness of clindamycin and rifampicin combination-therapy in hidradenitis suppurativa: A six-months prospective study.
  • Changes in dermatological complaints among healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 outbreak in Turkey.
  • Analysis of musculoskeletal side effects of oral Isotretinoin treatment: A cross-sectional study.
  • Anti-acne effects of cembrene diterpenoids from the cultured soft coral sinularia flexibilis.
  • Thyroid disease and active smoking may be associated with more severe hidradenitis suppurativa: Data from a prospective cross sectional single-center study.
  • Improved anti-Cutibacterium acnes activity of tea tree oil-loaded chitosan-poly(ε-caprolactone) core-shell nanocapsules.
  • Altered gene expression in acne vulgaris patients treated by oral isotretinoin: A preliminary study.

Clinical Reviews

  • Use of spironolactone to treat acne in adolescent females.
  • Anti-drug antibodies to TNF inhibitors in hidradenitis suppurativa: A systematic review.
  • Drug repurposing through drug-gene interaction profiles for hidradenitis suppurativa/acne inversa treatment.
  • Recent patents on phytoconstituents based formulations for treatment of acne infection: A review.
  • Evaluation of the efficacy of subantimicrobial dose doxycycline in rosacea: A systematic review of clinical trials and meta-analysis.
  • Endocrinological disorders and inflammatory skin diseases during COVID-19 outbreak. A review of the literature.
  • Diagnosis and management of hidradenitis suppurativa in women.
  • Successful treatment of synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis and paradoxical skin lesions by Tripterygium wilfordii hook f: A case report.

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